PipeChat Digest #1977 - Thursday, March 29, 2001
 
NJ/Philly/NYC jobs
  by <Oboe32@aol.com>
Re: Bud's Hammond/Suzuki
  by <quilisma@socal.rr.com>
Re: motets for First Mass (X-posted)
  by "Paul Valtos" <chercapa@enter.net>
Re: Whitelegg-Moller in Chicago
  by <ALamirande@aol.com>
Re: FOR SALE: Hammond/Suzuki 825 Church Organ, AGO console  (X-posted)
  by "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net>
Re: Moller, Moeller, Molar
  by "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net>
Re: Bish owning a Rodgers...
  by "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net>
Re: Infalmmatory Remarks
  by "Glenda" <gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com>
Re: Tunings & Temperaments
  by <RonSeverin@aol.com>
inch of space/releathering, etc.
  by <ALamirande@aol.com>
Re: Infalmmatory Remarks
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
Re: Glenn Gould playing Bach...ON THE ORGAN!!
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
Re: toss-up
  by "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net>
Re: diacritics (Danish vs German)
  by "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net>
Re: Organ Dedication, San Bernardino, CA, USA
  by "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net>
Re: Tunings & Temperaments
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
Re: Favorite Service Repertoire -- Please help
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
Re: On the electronics issue
  by <Cremona502@cs.com>
 

(back) Subject: NJ/Philly/NYC jobs From: <Oboe32@aol.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 14:05:55 EST   Hey All, I have two friends here at WCC who are looking to "upgrade" in = their church jobs. Both are accomplished organists and have growing choral = skills. One is an associate at a large Catholic Church, the other is a = substitute organist and has held some interem positions. Aside from our = career center and sacred mus. office, I was wondering if anyone on the = list knew of any good church positions in the Princeton, PA, NYC, Philly = area, basically within an hour to an hour and a half drive. Please respond = to me privately! Thanks in advance!   -Pete Isherwood    
(back) Subject: Re: Bud's Hammond/Suzuki From: <quilisma@socal.rr.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 11:17:32 -0800     --------------E8E09487DC409AE76DAA8D7E Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3Dus-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Anything above $1500 (grin), which is what the Leslies are worth.   Cheers,   Bud   StatRussell@aol.com wrote:   > Hey Bud, what's a decent offer? I have to give up my Wersey (OOOPS,I > spelt > wrong)cause I'm moving this weekend to a house with others and t'aint > no room > for it there. Plus, I'm going to Surf City right next door (And I'm > taking > my Jan & Dean CD's with me). Also, speaking of up and comers, has > anyone > besides me heard of (and heard for that matter) Olivier Ternon from > France? > He's 16 & real good!!! > > Best to all > Dennis R.   --------------E8E09487DC409AE76DAA8D7E Content-Type: text/html; charset=3Dus-ascii Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <!doctype html public "-//w3c//dtd html 4.0 transitional//en"> <html> Anything above $1500 (grin), which is what the Leslies are worth. <p>Cheers, <p>Bud <p>StatRussell@aol.com wrote: <blockquote TYPE=3DCITE><font face=3D"arial,helvetica"><font size=3D-1>Hey = Bud, what's a decent offer?&nbsp; I have to give up my Wersey (OOOPS,I = spelt</font></font> <br><font face=3D"arial,helvetica"><font size=3D-1>wrong)cause I'm moving = this weekend to a house with others and t'aint no room</font></font> <br><font face=3D"arial,helvetica"><font size=3D-1>for it there.&nbsp; = Plus, I'm going to Surf City right next door (And I'm taking</font></font> <br><font face=3D"arial,helvetica"><font size=3D-1>my Jan &amp; Dean CD's = with me).&nbsp; Also, speaking of up and comers, has anyone</font></font> <br><font face=3D"arial,helvetica"><font size=3D-1>besides me heard of = (and heard for that matter) Olivier Ternon from France?</font></font> <br><font face=3D"arial,helvetica"><font size=3D-1>He's 16 &amp; real = good!!!</font></font> <p><font face=3D"arial,helvetica"><font size=3D-1>Best to = all</font></font> <br><font face=3D"arial,helvetica"><font size=3D-1>Dennis = R.</font></font></blockquote> </html>   --------------E8E09487DC409AE76DAA8D7E--    
(back) Subject: Re: motets for First Mass (X-posted) From: "Paul Valtos" <chercapa@enter.net> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 14:18:09 -0500   Dear Bud, Didn't I send you a copy of the Ecces Sarcedos from the St. Gregory Hymnal a few years ago??Of course, that was the Stadler version. Paul ----- Original Message ----- From: <quilisma@socal.rr.com> To: "+mailing list, ANGLICAN-MUSIC" <anglican-music@list.stsams.org>; "organchat" <organchat@egroups.com>; "pipechat" <pipechat@pipechat.org> Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2001 4:32 PM Subject: motets for First Mass (X-posted)     > Does anyone have any good settings of "Ecce Sacerdos Magnus" or "Juravit > Dominus/Tu Es Sacerdos", in either Latin or English? I have a First Mass > coming up, and it's been so long since I've done one (thirty years??!!) > that I've lost whatever I DID have. > > Failing all else, I guess we can sing "Vivat Pastor Bonus" out of the > St. Basil Hymnal (grinning and ducking)! > > Cheers, > > Bud > > > "Pipe Up and Be Heard!" > PipeChat: A discussion List for pipe/digital organs & related topics > HOMEPAGE : http://www.pipechat.org > List: mailto:pipechat@pipechat.org > Administration: mailto:admin@pipechat.org > Subscribe/Unsubscribe: mailto:requests@pipechat.org >    
(back) Subject: Re: Whitelegg-Moller in Chicago From: <ALamirande@aol.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 14:14:45 EST     --part1_103.1026a26.27f4e3a5_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   To Kurt von Schakel: Would that Chicago Whitelegg-Moller be the one = reviewed by Dr. William H. Barnes in the JUNE 1938 issue of the [original] American =   Organist? The May issue says that his article (on the Holy Name organ) is the first = of a two-part series, the second of which would be covering another recent installation of a large 4-manual organ. But I've never seen the June 1938 =   issue.   Regards,   Arthur LaMirande   --part1_103.1026a26.27f4e3a5_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>To Kurt von Schakel: = &nbsp;Would that Chicago Whitelegg-Moller be the one reviewed <BR>by Dr. William H. Barnes in the JUNE 1938 issue of the [original] = American <BR>Organist? <BR>The May issue says that his article (on the Holy Name organ) is the = first of <BR>a two-part series, the second of which would be covering another = recent <BR>installation of a large 4-manual organ. &nbsp;But I've never seen the = June 1938 <BR>issue. <BR> <BR>Regards, <BR> <BR>Arthur LaMirande</FONT></HTML>   --part1_103.1026a26.27f4e3a5_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: FOR SALE: Hammond/Suzuki 825 Church Organ, AGO console (X-posted) From: "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 10:58:24 -0800   At 05:28 PM 3/28/2001 -0800, you wrote: >BEST OFFER. Buyer to remove. No warranty.<snip>   I already offered to remove the mess for free....hehehehehe!   dB    
(back) Subject: Re: Moller, Moeller, Molar From: "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 10:59:31 -0800   At 08:59 PM 3/28/2001 -0500, you wrote: >The Moller family was Danish.<snip>   Maybe it should be M=F8ller! LOLOL   dB    
(back) Subject: Re: Bish owning a Rodgers... From: "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 11:15:03 -0800   At 03:00 AM 3/29/2001 -0800, you wrote: >I suppose it'd be nice if Allen gave her a top-of-the- line model, but >if you've read Jerome Markowitz's book on Allen history, the company >wouldn't loan Virgil Fox a touring organ (like Rodgers did)--he had to >buy it. Do you think Allen is gonna hand Ms. Bish an Allen?<snip>   Markowitz' "no loaner" philosophy was mirrored by the notoriously tight Laurens Hammond, also. Hammond Co. NEVER "loaned" organs to "Hammond artists"...ever! They had to buy them, like everyone else.   dB    
(back) Subject: Re: Infalmmatory Remarks From: "Glenda" <gksjd85@access.aic-fl.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 13:21:40 -0600   Dearest Seb, how does one maintain one of these instruments, and what are the average yearly and millenial (that spelling doesn't look right) costs?     ----- Original Message ----- From: <TubaMagna@aol.com>   > Those of us who build instruments made from radioactive sausages = are > constantly under fire for not building "REAL" organs. I guarantee you that > the sound produced by these delicious instruments, even at temperatures = as > low as 2,738,000 degrees centigrade, are indistinguishable from pipes. > Here at Orgues Saucissons Radioactifs de Liege, we get the most pipelike > sound out of radioactive sausages. Our most recent instrument (IV manuals, > 225 ranks, 12,468 sausages including a TWO 32'   > we anticipate the HALF-life of our instruments to be > somewhere in the range of 18 million years. > > Elmo Visage de Poisson > Orgues Saucissons Radioactifs de Liege        
(back) Subject: Re: Tunings & Temperaments From: <RonSeverin@aol.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 14:25:18 EST   Hi Douglas:   Well-tempers add a calming silvery sound to all organ music. Mixtures and mutations sound wrong to my ears in Equal Temperment. They take on a very silvery beautiful character in well-temper.   Equal temperment makes sure all unisons and octaves are in tune and nothing else. The thirds and sixths screem out of tune and the forths and fifths a little less so. I personally find the result more and more distressing as the years go on.   Experiment with your wonderful new toy, and you can enjoy the differences that this affords. Kellner is probably the closest to Equal, but try them all. I use Tartini-Valotti and like what it does.   Ron Severin  
(back) Subject: inch of space/releathering, etc. From: <ALamirande@aol.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 14:35:22 EST     --part1_e2.1271e5eb.27f4e87a_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   Final thoughts on the Whitelegg-Moller at Holy Name of Jesus, New York: I was there for 9 years, and I know every square inch of that organ. = Believe me, every inch of available space was used. I simply don't know where a = 32' rank --- mitered or otherwise --- would have fit in, without blocking the view of the great stained glass window and removing the choir pews. = (Neither of those options was allowed, or would be allowed today either.)   There just might be a little bit of space off in one far corner, behind = the existing organ, for a downward extension of the 16' Bombarde. The only = other option would be to replace the mute facade pipes with speaking pipes. = (Half the facade pipes are mute [i.e., for show only]and half are speaking = pipes.) This, of course, would require a change in the visual configuration of the =   organ. At this point, it is all just theoretical.   In addition to building a new blower, the organ probably needs a new = console. The capture system worked through some cumbersome apparatus in the blower =   room --- the details elude me now. That, also, was destroyed in the 1998 fire.   Moreover, the last releathering took place 18 years ago. Although that = job was done using long-lasting sheep leather, I imagine that with New York City's notorious air pollution, the life of those leather pouches may soon =   come to an end; and then the entire organ will need releathering all over again.   What is needed: either a wealthy and generous benefactor, or a serious fund-raising drive. Neither appears to be in sight.   I can tell you all that, back in the 70s and 80s, the American Guild of Organists took absolutely no interest in the preservation of this historic =   instrument whatsoever. As far as I can discern, nothing has changed in = that regard in the intervening 20 years.   Arthur LaMirande   --part1_e2.1271e5eb.27f4e87a_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>Final thoughts on the = Whitelegg-Moller at Holy Name of Jesus, New York: <BR>I was there for 9 years, and I know every square inch of that organ. = &nbsp;Believe <BR>me, every inch of available space was used. &nbsp;I simply don't know = where a 32' <BR>rank --- mitered or otherwise --- would have fit in, without blocking = the <BR>view of the great stained glass window and removing the choir pews. = &nbsp;(Neither <BR>of those options was allowed, or would be allowed today either.) <BR> <BR>There just might be a little bit of space off in one far corner, = behind the <BR>existing organ, for a downward extension of the 16' Bombarde. = &nbsp;The only other <BR>option would be to replace the mute facade pipes with speaking pipes. = &nbsp;(Half <BR>the facade pipes are mute [i.e., for show only]and half are speaking = pipes.) &nbsp; <BR>This, of course, would require a change in the visual configuration of = the <BR>organ. &nbsp;At this point, it is all just theoretical. <BR> <BR>In addition to building a new blower, the organ probably needs a new = console. <BR>&nbsp;The capture system worked through some cumbersome apparatus in = the blower <BR>room --- the details elude me now. &nbsp;That, also, was destroyed in = the 1998 <BR>fire. <BR> <BR>Moreover, the last releathering took place 18 years ago. = &nbsp;Although that job <BR>was done using long-lasting sheep leather, I imagine that with New = York <BR>City's notorious air pollution, the life of those leather pouches may = soon <BR>come to an end; and then the entire organ will need releathering all = over <BR>again. <BR> <BR>What is needed: either a wealthy and generous benefactor, or a serious =   <BR>fund-raising drive. &nbsp;Neither appears to be in sight. <BR> <BR>I can tell you all that, back in the 70s and 80s, the American Guild = of <BR>Organists took absolutely no interest in the preservation of this = historic <BR>instrument whatsoever. &nbsp;As far as I can discern, nothing has changed in that <BR>regard in the intervening 20 years. <BR> <BR>Arthur LaMirande</FONT></HTML>   --part1_e2.1271e5eb.27f4e87a_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: Infalmmatory Remarks From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 14:36:12 EST     --part1_6f.1335ccb2.27f4e8ac_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   O geez! How could I have missed this.   The manuals would be the   Hoofdwerk and the ClovenHoofdwerk   oh.... this is too much fun heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehee= hee   heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehee= hee   heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehee= hee   heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehee= hee   heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehee= hee   heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehee... etc   Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/   --part1_6f.1335ccb2.27f4e8ac_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>O geez! &nbsp;&nbsp;How = could I have missed this. <BR> <BR>The manuals would be the <BR> <BR>Hoofdwerk and the ClovenHoofdwerk <BR> <BR>oh.... this is too much fun &nbsp; <BR>heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehe= eheehee <BR> <BR>heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehe= eheehee <BR> <BR>heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehe= eheehee <BR> <BR>heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehe= eheehee <BR> <BR>heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehe= eheehee <BR> <BR>heeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheeheehee... etc <BR> <BR>Bruce Cornely &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Cremona502@cs.com &nbsp; <BR>with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" <BR>Visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/</FONT></HTML>   --part1_6f.1335ccb2.27f4e8ac_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: Glenn Gould playing Bach...ON THE ORGAN!! From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 14:41:39 EST     --part1_5a.132afeb2.27f4e9f3_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 3/29/01 4:23:19 PM !!!First Boot!!!, jackwilliams_1999@yahoo.com writes:     > Glenn Gould did record Bach on the organ--specifically > The Art of the Fugue on a casavant in Toronto. He > clearly knows what he is doing.   I love the way Gould plays Bach on the organ. His articulation is very exciting and his registration most creative. I really wish he'd finished =   the Art of the Fugue. I especially like the instrument. I miss it. Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/   --part1_5a.132afeb2.27f4e9f3_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 3/29/01 4:23:19 PM !!!First Boot!!!, <BR>jackwilliams_1999@yahoo.com writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">Glenn Gould did = record Bach on the organ--specifically <BR>The Art of the Fugue on a casavant in Toronto. &nbsp;He <BR>clearly knows what he is doing. &nbsp;</FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" = SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"> <BR>I love the way Gould plays Bach on the organ. &nbsp;&nbsp;His = articulation is very <BR>exciting and his registration most creative. &nbsp;&nbsp;I really wish = he'd finished <BR>the Art of the Fugue. &nbsp;&nbsp;I especially like the instrument. = &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;I miss it. <BR>Bruce Cornely &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Cremona502@cs.com &nbsp; <BR>with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" <BR>Visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/</FONT></HTML>   --part1_5a.132afeb2.27f4e9f3_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: toss-up From: "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 11:20:07 -0800   At 09:49 PM 3/29/2001 +0800, you wrote: >But then Bruce doesn't listen to recordings!!! He is missing something I >think!<snip>   Wind-up Victrolas aren't known for their fidelity. AND, they're MURDER on = CDs!   dB    
(back) Subject: Re: diacritics (Danish vs German) From: "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 11:22:02 -0800   At 09:24 AM 3/29/2001 -0500, you wrote: >So, while still in Denmark, the Moller family would have spelled the name >with a slash through the "o". <snip>   Wow! I was right! I think I'll treat myself to a few =E6bleskiver!!   dB    
(back) Subject: Re: Organ Dedication, San Bernardino, CA, USA From: "Bob Scarborough" <desertbob@rglobal.net> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 11:29:46 -0800   At 11:11 AM 3/29/2001 -0500, you wrote: >But organ seems important to them, and has since 1948. >Was there a pipe organ before 1948?<snip>   No...there was a Hammond!   dB    
(back) Subject: Re: Tunings & Temperaments From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 15:11:48 EST     --part1_a2.12287ca5.27f4f104_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 3/29/01 5:38:11 PM !!!First Boot!!!, Orgnplayer@aol.com =   writes:     > Sorry for my ignorance!     Douglas, Don't be sorry for your ignorance. Be glad that it has given you the opportunity and incentive to learn something exciting and new.   It is my understanding that very early instrument had only one scale and = it was tuned in whole steps. Only single notes were played so intervals = were not a problem. As notes were added, problems arose and as problems arose =   they were solved and the various solutions led us to where we are today.   Different tuning systems accentuate different keys, and give the pieces played unique colours. One of the things I enjoyed with the Valotti temperament was the colouring effect in hymn playing. C, D, F and G are very firm and rich. D is slightly tinted by the = presence of the A major dominant chord. A is a somewhat tense, but very happy key. It's tension somehow keeps it from relaxing. B begins to become dark and C# is a dark, somewhat sinister key. B-flat is bold and firm, somewhat warm, but possessing a bit of the = tension of A-major. E-flat is tense in a different way from A, and is less inclined to lead me =   toward a mirthful feeling. A-flat is dark, yet not as dark as B. It is extremely expressive because = of the presence of the C-major mediant chord.   Minor keys seem to take on a modified version of their relative major = keys. Minor keys are very, very expressive. To get the maximum benefit of = these key colours, it is fun to play music using slower tempi than normal. It allows you to immerse yourself in the tension and resolution of these tonalities.   Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/   --part1_a2.12287ca5.27f4f104_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 3/29/01 5:38:11 PM !!!First Boot!!!, Orgnplayer@aol.com <BR>writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">Sorry for my = ignorance! </FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"arial" LANG=3D"0"></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"arial" LANG=3D"0"> <BR>Douglas, <BR>Don't be sorry for your ignorance. &nbsp;Be glad that it has given you = the <BR>opportunity and incentive to learn something exciting and new. <BR> <BR>It is my understanding that very early instrument had only one scale = and it <BR>was tuned in whole steps. &nbsp;&nbsp;Only single notes were played so = intervals were <BR>not a problem. &nbsp;&nbsp;As notes were added, problems arose and as = problems arose <BR>they were solved and the various solutions led us to where we are = today. <BR> <BR>Different tuning systems accentuate different keys, and give the = pieces <BR>played unique colours. &nbsp;&nbsp;One of the things I enjoyed with = the Valotti <BR>temperament was the colouring effect in hymn playing. <BR>C, D, F and G are very firm and rich. &nbsp;&nbsp;D is slightly tinted = by the presence <BR>of the A major dominant chord. <BR>A is a somewhat tense, but very happy key. &nbsp;It's tension somehow = keeps it <BR>from relaxing. <BR>B begins to become dark and C# is a dark, somewhat sinister key. <BR>B-flat is bold and firm, somewhat warm, but possessing a bit of the = tension <BR>of A-major. <BR>E-flat is tense in a different way from A, and is less inclined to = lead me <BR>toward a mirthful feeling. <BR>A-flat is dark, yet not as dark as B. &nbsp;&nbsp;It is extremely = expressive because of <BR>the presence of the C-major mediant chord. <BR> <BR>Minor keys seem to take on a modified version of their relative major = keys. &nbsp; <BR>Minor keys are very, very expressive. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;To get the maximum = benefit of these <BR>key colours, it is fun to play music using slower tempi than normal. = &nbsp;&nbsp;It <BR>allows you to immerse yourself in the tension and resolution of these <BR>tonalities. <BR> <BR>Bruce Cornely &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Cremona502@cs.com &nbsp; <BR>with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" <BR>Visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/</FONT></HTML>   --part1_a2.12287ca5.27f4f104_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: Favorite Service Repertoire -- Please help From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 15:16:36 EST     --part1_8.124fae40.27f4f224_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 3/29/01 6:14:29 PM !!!First Boot!!!, = dillardm@airmail.net writes:     > (I don't like to repeat things for at > least 2-3 years - too much good music, too little time). > >   How are people supposed to delope their own favorites if they only hear pieces once every two or three years?   I have people coming to me constantly asking to have pieces repeated on my =   concernt series. The most popular so far is "Carillon de Westminster" (Vierne).   The same approach goes with hymns. If I had heard hymns only once every = two or three years, I would not have the wonderful repertory of memorized = hymns that I do today. I think I would have been severely cheated!   Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/   --part1_8.124fae40.27f4f224_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 3/29/01 6:14:29 PM !!!First Boot!!!, dillardm@airmail.net <BR>writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">(I don't like to = repeat things for at <BR>least 2-3 years - too much good music, too little time). <BR> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"> <BR>How are people supposed to delope their own favorites if they only = hear <BR>pieces once every two or three years? <BR> <BR>I have people coming to me constantly asking to have pieces repeated = on my <BR>concernt series. &nbsp;The most popular so far is "Carillon de = Westminster" <BR>(Vierne). <BR> <BR>The same approach goes with hymns. &nbsp;&nbsp;If I had heard hymns = only once every two <BR>or three years, I would not have the wonderful repertory of memorized = hymns <BR>that I do today. &nbsp;&nbsp;I think I would have been severely = cheated! <BR> <BR>Bruce Cornely &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Cremona502@cs.com &nbsp; <BR>with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" <BR>Visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/</FONT></HTML>   --part1_8.124fae40.27f4f224_boundary--  
(back) Subject: Re: On the electronics issue From: <Cremona502@cs.com> Date: Thu, 29 Mar 2001 15:18:34 EST     --part1_b4.1366003f.27f4f29a_boundary Content-Type: text/plain; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   In a message dated 3/29/01 6:22:05 PM !!!First Boot!!!, RonSeverin@aol.com =   writes:     > I straddle both fences as a middle of the road > Candidate. JOKE! "VOTE FOR ME! :) ;) >   And.... as the great Reverend Moody once said when asked if he was a "middle-of-the-road Christian:   Nope! The only thing in the middle of the road is broken yellow lines = and dead opossums!   Bruce Cornely ~ Cremona502@cs.com with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" Visit Howling Acres at http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/   --part1_b4.1366003f.27f4f29a_boundary Content-Type: text/html; charset=3D"US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit   <HTML><FONT FACE=3Darial,helvetica><FONT SIZE=3D2>In a message dated = 3/29/01 6:22:05 PM !!!First Boot!!!, RonSeverin@aol.com <BR>writes: <BR> <BR> <BR><BLOCKQUOTE TYPE=3DCITE style=3D"BORDER-LEFT: #0000ff 2px solid; = MARGIN-LEFT: 5px; MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px; PADDING-LEFT: 5px">I straddle both = fences as a middle of the road <BR>Candidate. JOKE! "VOTE FOR ME! :) &nbsp;;) <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D3 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"></BLOCKQUOTE> <BR></FONT><FONT COLOR=3D"#000000" SIZE=3D2 FAMILY=3D"SANSSERIF" = FACE=3D"Arial" LANG=3D"0"> <BR>And.... as the great Reverend Moody once said when asked if he was a <BR>"middle-of-the-road Christian: &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <BR> <BR>Nope! &nbsp;&nbsp;The only thing in the middle of the road is broken = yellow lines and <BR>dead opossums! <BR> <BR>Bruce Cornely &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;~ &nbsp;Cremona502@cs.com &nbsp; <BR>with the Baskerbeagles in the Beagle's Nest ~ ""Haruffaroo, Bohawow!" <BR>Visit Howling Acres at = &nbsp;&nbsp;http://members.tripod.com/Brucon502/</FONT></HTML>   --part1_b4.1366003f.27f4f29a_boundary--